Stories tagged: bakken crude
Sun., Oct. 15, 2017
Ultimately this is a federal matter, so voters should turn down Proposition 2. But that doesn’t mean community leaders and citizens shouldn’t keep up the pressure.
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 5:22 p.m.
Shell Puget Sound Refinery has terminated plans for a proposed oil-by-rail project at their refinery near Anacortes.
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016, 4:38 p.m.
City Council President Ben Stuckart said it may have been “hasty” to ask voters if the city should fine coal and oil train operators and will ask the measure be …
Tue., Nov. 24, 2015, 1:24 p.m.
An environmental assessment for a proposed oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver, Washington says the project could have negative consequences for salmon and other fish in the Columbia River.
Thu., Dec. 18, 2014
North Idaho governments will use a $36,000 federal grant to update their emergency preparedness plans to address the growing number of oil trains rumbling through their communities. On average, two …
Wed., Oct. 29, 2014
If an oil train exploded in the Spokane metro area, local emergency responders would evacuate the area, a deputy fire chief told state officials Tuesday night. People injured in the …
Sun., Oct. 26, 2014
Nearly 3 billion gallons of crude oil will move through Washington on trains this year, and that figure could triple in five years. Communities along the route and state regulators …
Fri., March 21, 2014
The likelihood of a fiery, Quebec-style oil train derailment in the Inland Northwest is considered remote but authorities already have begun planning for the worst as shipments of Bakken crude …